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Published by E. Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Brookfield, Vt., US .
Written in English


  • International trade -- History -- 19th century.,
  • International trade -- History -- 20th century.,
  • International economic integration -- History -- 19th century.,
  • International economic integration -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Economic history -- 1750-1918.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by C. Knick Harley.
SeriesThe growth of the world economy ;, 3, An Elgar reference collection
ContributionsHarley, C. Knick.
LC ClassificationsHF1379 .I547 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL798777M
ISBN 101858980941
LC Control Number95034997

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